#Développement – Working papers #RePEc (09/06/2014)


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Sélection de documents de travail sur le développement économique:

Are there more female managers in the retail sector ? evidence from survey data in developing countries
Mohammad Amin and Asif Islam 
The World Bank
Keywords: Housing&Human Habitats,Microfinance,Gender and Law,Gender and Health,Labor Markets

The colonial legacy: Income inequality in former British African colonies
A.B. Atkinson 
World Institute for Development Economic Research …
Keywords: inequality, income distribution, colonial Africa

The economics of malaria in Africa
Jean-Claude Berthelemy and Josselin Thuilliez 
World Institute for Development Economic Research …
Keywords: malaria, poverty, economic epidemiology

Does foreign aid in education foster gender equality in developing countries?
Eugenie W.H. Maiga 
World Institute for Development Economic Research …
Keywords: education, foreign aid, gender

Gendered perspectives on economic growth and development in sub-Saharan Africa
Stephanie Seguino and Maureen Were 
World Institute for Development Economic Research …
Keywords: gender, economic development, growth, sub-Saharan Africa, macroeconomic models, fiscal policy

Women’s empowerment and socio-economic outcomes: impacts of the Andhra Pradesh rural poverty reduction program
G. Prennushi and A. Gupta 
The World Bank
Keywords: Rural Poverty Reduction,Housing&Human Habitats,Primary Education,Social Accountability,Regional Econ…

Does Aid-for-Trade from the North Promote South-South Trade?
Philipp Hühne, Birgit Meyer and Peter Nunnenkamp 
Kiel Institute for the World Economy
Keywords: South-South trade, aid effectiveness, aid-for-trade
JEL-code: F14 F35

Disease and Development: A Reply to Bloom, Canning, and Fink
Daron Acemoglu and Simon Johnson 
National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc
JEL-code: I15 N40 O15

What is driving the ‘African Growth Miracle’?
Margaret McMillan and Kenneth Harttgen 
National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc
JEL-code: O13 O4 Q16

10 Child labour among Horticultural Households in Bauchi State, Nigeria: A gender perspective
Ifeoluwapo Amao and Roseline Akinlade 
University Library of Munich, Germany
Keywords: Child labour, Horticultural households, Gender perspective, Schooling, Bauchi State, Nigeria.
JEL-code: J13


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#Development – Working papers (#RePEc, 20/05/2014)


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Sélection de working papers dans le domaine du développement économique:

Sub-Saharan Africa’s recent growth spurt: an analysis of the sources of growth
Yoonyoung Cho and Bienvenue N. Tien 
The World Bank
Keywords: Economic Growth,Achieving Shared Growth,Economic Theory&Research,Emerging Markets,Population Policie…

Why don’t remittances appear to affect growth ?
Michael A. Clemens and David McKenzie 
The World Bank
Keywords: Population Policies,Remittances,Debt Markets,Access to Finance,Currencies and Exchange Rates

Gender and public goods provision in Tamil Nadu’s village governments
Kiran Gajwani and Xiaobo Zhang 
The World Bank
Keywords: Population Policies,Gender and Health,Agricultural Knowledge and Information Systems,Gender and Law,…

The effects of remittances on poverty and inequality: Evidence from rural southern Morocco
Jamal Bouoiyour and Amal Miftah 
University Library of Munich, Germany
Keywords: Remittances; Poverty; Income distribution; Morocco.
JEL-code: F22 F24 I32

The Impact of Public Spending on the Performance of Microfinance Institutions
Karel Janda and Pavel Zetek 
University Library of Munich, Germany
Keywords: public finance, government expenditure, microfinance, microcredit, poverty
JEL-code: E62 G21 O11

Mthuli Ncube, Zuzana Brixiova and Zorobabel Bicaba 
William Davidson Institute at the University of Mi…
Keywords: Poverty reduction, inequality, inclusive growth, Africa, numerical simulations
JEL-code: I32 E21 J11 C63

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#Development – Working papers (#RePEc, 13/05/2014)


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Sélection de working papers dans domaine du développement:

The informal labour market in India: transitory or permanent employment for migrants?
Abu Syeid Mohammad Parves Shonchoy and Junankar, P. N. (Raja)
Institute of Developing Economies, Japan External …
Keywords: Labor market, Informal sector, Migrant labor, Caste, Religion, Informal labour markets, Migrant
JEL-code: J15 J42 J61 O17
Created/Revised: 2014-03Downloads

Impact of seasonality-adjusted flexible microcredit on repayment and food consumption: experimental evidence from rural Bangladesh
Abu Syeid Mohammad Parves Shonchoy and Takashi Kurosaki 
Institute of Developing Economies, Japan External …
Keywords: Bangladesh, Microfinance, Rural credit, Consumption, Microcredit, Default, Seasonality, Consumption …
JEL-code: D12 G21 O16
Created/Revised: 2014-03Downloads

Income Distributions, Inequality, and Poverty in Asia, 1992–2010
Duangkamon Chotikapanich, William E. Griffiths, D. S. Prasada Rao and Wasana Karunarathne 
East Asian Bureau of Economic Research
Keywords: Income Distribution, developing Asia, Pro-poor Growth, method of moments, Inequality, poverty
JEL-code: C13 C16 D31
Created/Revised: 2014-03Downloads

Community-Based Development and Aggregate Shocks in Developing Countries: The Experience of an NGO in Pakistan
Kurosaki Takashi and Khan Hidayat Ullah 
Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi Unive…
Keywords: community-based development, consumption smoothing, aggregate shocks, microfinance, Pakistan
JEL-code: O12 L31 D12
Created/Revised: 2014-03Downloads

The Effects of Remittances on Poverty at the Household Level in Bolivia: A Propensity Score Matching Approach
Bruno López-Videla and Carlos Emilio Machuca 
University Library of Munich, Germany
Keywords: Remittances, poverty, propensity score matching, Bolivia.
JEL-code: E0
Created/Revised: 2014-02-27Downloads

Income Shocks and HIV in Africa
Marshall Burke, Erick Gong and Kelly M. Jones 
University Library of Munich, Germany
Keywords: income shocks; HIV/AIDS; Africa
JEL-code: I15 O12 O55
Created/Revised: 2013Downloads

An approximation to the Informal-formal wage gap in Colombia 2008-2012
Nancy Daza and Luis Fernando Gamboa 
Keywords: Wage gaps, non-parametric, Colombia, informality
JEL-code: J31 C14 O17
Created/Revised: 2013-06-03Downloads

Social Assistance and Informality: Examining the link in Colombia
Monica Ospina Londoño and Fabiola Saavedra-Caballero 
Keywords: informality; conditional cash transfers; evaluation
JEL-code: E26 C14 H43
Created/Revised: 2013-08-20Downloads

#Development – Working papers (#RePEc, 16/04/2014)


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Savings in Transnational Households: A Field Experiment among Migrants from El Salvador
Nava Ashraf, Diego Aycinena, Claudia Martínez A. and Dean Yang 
National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc
JEL-code: F22 O16
Created/Revised: 2014-03Downloads

Differential Impacts of Foreign Capital and Remittance Inflows on Domestic Savings in the Developing Countries: A Dynamic Heterogeneous Panel Analysis
Delwar Hossain 
The Australian National University, Arndt-Corden D…
Keywords: Domestic savings, Foreign capital inflows, Foreign Aid. Models with panel data
JEL-code: C23 E21 E22 F21 F35
Created/Revised: 2014Downloads

School Resources, Behavioral Responses and School Quality: Short-Term Experimental Evidence from Niger
Elizabeth Beasley and Elise Huillery 
Sciences Po Departement of Economics
JEL-code: H52 O15 I21 I28
Created/Revised: 2013-04Downloads

Assessing Foreign Aid.s Long-Run Contribution to Growth in Development
Channing Arndt, Sam Jones and Finn Tarp 
World Institute for Development Economic Research …
Keywords: growth, foreign aid, aid effectiveness, simultaneous equations
Created/Revised: 2013Downloads

Foreign aid and mobilization of growth factors in sub-Saharan Africa
Douzounet Mallaye and Yogo Thierry Urbain 
World Institute for Development Economic Research …
Keywords: foreign aid, physical capital, human capital, panel data, Africa
Created/Revised: 2013Downloads

Impact of sectoral allocation of foreign aid on gender equity and human development
Lynda Pickbourn and Leonce Ndikumana 
World Institute for Development Economic Research …
Keywords: foreign aid, human development, gender equity, education, health
Created/Revised: 2013Downloads

Poverty Persistence and Intra-Household Heterogeneity in Occupations: Some Evidence from Ethiopia
Yonas Alem 
Resources For the Future
Keywords: Urban Ethiopia, poverty persistence, dynamic probit, system GMM, labor market status
JEL-code: I32 R11 R20
Created/Revised: 2014-03-05Downloads

The Informal Sector Wage Gap: New Evidence using Quantile Estimations on Panel Data
Olivier Bargain and Prudence Kwenda 
Keywords: wage gap; informal sector; quantile regression; fixed effects; propensity score; conditional random …
Created/Revised: 2013-12Downloads

Life-Satisfaction in Urban Ethiopia: The Role of Relative Poverty and Unobserved Heterogeneity
Yonas Alem 
Resources For the Future
Keywords: life satisfaction, urban Ethiopia, relative standing, fixed effects
JEL-code: O12 I30 I31
Created/Revised: 2014-03-05Downloads

10 Cash transfers and child labor
Jacobus de Hoop and Furio C. Rosati 
The World Bank
Keywords: Street Children,Labor Policies,Youth and Governance,Children and Youth,Debt Markets
Created/Revised: 2014-03-01Downloads

11 Poverty and Crime: Evidence from Rainfall and Trade Shocks in India
Lakshmi Iyer and Petia Topalova 
Harvard Business School
Keywords: Rainfall, Weather, Crime, Trade Liberalization, India
JEL-code: D74 F63 I38 Q34 Q56
Created/Revised: 2014-04Downloads

12 Buffer Stock Savings by Portfolio Adjustment: Evidence from Rural India
Samuel Kobina Annim and Katsushi S. Imai 
Research Institute for Economics & Business Admini…
Keywords: Diversified diet, Livestock, Ethnicity, Height-for-age, Weight-for-Age and Weight-for-Height, Lao PD…
JEL-code: I12 I18 Q18
Created/Revised: 2014-03Downloads

13 Learning the hard way? Adapting to climate risk in Tanzania
Sofie Waage Skjeflo and Nina Bruvik Westberg 
Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian Universi…
Keywords: Climate risk; income shocks; adaptation; child health; Tanzania
JEL-code: I12 I13 Q12 Q54
Created/Revised: 2014-04-03Downloads

14 International Labor Mobility and Child Work in Developing Countries
Anna De Paoli and Mariapia Mendola 
Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
Keywords: international migration, child labor, factor mobility, cross-country survey data
JEL-code: F22 F1 J61
Created/Revised: 2014-03Downloads

15 Post-harvest loss in Sub-Saharan Africa — what do farmers say ?
Jonathan Kaminski and Luc Christiaensen 
The World Bank
Keywords: Markets and Market Access,Crops and Crop Management Systems,Food&Beverage Industry,Technology Indust…
Created/Revised: 2014-04-01Downloads

16 The impact of an adolescent girls employment program: the EPAG project in Liberia
Franck Adoho, Shubha Chakravarty, Korkoyah, Jr, Dala T., Mattias Lundberg and Afia Tasneem 
The World Bank
Keywords: Primary Education,Population Policies,Education For All,Access&Equity in Basic Education,Labor Polic…
Created/Revised: 2014-04-01Downloads

17 Do poverty traps exist ?
Aart Kraay and David McKenzie 
The World Bank
Keywords: Rural Poverty Reduction,Achieving Shared Growth,Economic Theory&Research,Debt Markets,Poverty Reduct…
Created/Revised: 2014-04-01Downloads

#Development – Working papers (#RePEc, 11/04/2014)


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Aid effectiveness: How is the L’Aquila food security initiative doing?
Samuel Benin 
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPR…
Keywords: Agricultural development, Rural development, Development aid, food security, Agriculture, L’Aquila…
Created/Revised: 2014Downloads

The impact of Bolsa Família on schooling: Girls’ advantage increases and older children gain
Alan de Brauw, Daniel O. Gilligan, John F. Hoddinott and Shalini Roy 
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPR…
Keywords: Education, Gender, Poverty, conditional cash transfers (CCT) programs, Bolsa Família,
Created/Revised: 2014Downloads

Cognitive Development and Infectious Disease: Gender Difference in Investments and Outcomes
Sonia R Bhalotra and Atheendar S Venkataramani 
University of Essex, Department of Economics
Created/Revised: 2013-12-11Downloads

Aid effectiveness for poverty reduction: lessons from cross-country analyses, with a special focus on vulnerable countries
GUILLAUMONT Patrick and WAGNER Laurent 
JEL-code: F35 O11 O40 C21 I3
Created/Revised: 2014-03Downloads

Fragile African States: What Should Donors Do?
Created/Revised: 2014-03Downloads

Improved dairy cows in Uganda: Pathways to poverty alleviation and improved child nutrition
Nassul S. Kabunga 
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPR…
Keywords: Technology adoption, productivity, child nutrition, Poverty, Impact assessment, poverty alleviation,…
Created/Revised: 2014Downloads

Can cash transfers promote the local economy? A case study for Cambodia
Sherman Robinson and Stephanie Levy 
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPR…
Keywords: Agricultural policies, Agricultural development, Impact assessment, agricultural development strateg…
Created/Revised: 2014Downloads

Health information, treatment, and worker productivity: Experimental evidence from malaria testing and treatment among Nigerian sugarcane cutters
Andrew Dillon, Jed Friedman and Pieter M. Serneels 
Centre for the Study of African Economies, Univers…
Keywords: malaria, labor supply, labor productivity, randomized experiment
JEL-code: I12 J22 J24 O12
Created/Revised: 2014Downloads

#Development – Working papers (#RePEc, 07/04/2014)


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Do the Poor Pay More for Maize in Malawi?
Richard Mussa 
University Library of Munich, Germany
Keywords: Poverty penalty; quantity discounting; Malawi
JEL-code: D1
Created/Revised: 2014-02-13Downloads

Economic Growth in Developing Countries: Is Landlockedness Destiny?
Ramesh Chandra Paudel 
The Australian National University, Arndt-Corden D…
Keywords: Landlocked Countries, Economic Growth, Governance, Hausman-Taylor Estimation
JEL-code: O50 F43 O43 C33
Created/Revised: 2013Downloads

Wealth Gradients in Early Childhood Cognitive Development in Five Latin American Countries
Norbert Schady, Jere Richard Behrman, Maria Caridad Araujo, Rodrigo Azuero, Raquel Azuero, David Bravo, Florencia López-Bóo, Karen Macours, Daniela Marshall, Christina Paxon and Renos Vakis 
Penn Institute for Economic Research, Department o…
Keywords: early childhood, socioeconomic gaps, Latin-American
JEL-code: J13 I38
Created/Revised: 2014-01-16Downloads

Aid and Economic Growth: A Robust Approach
Kwabena Gyimah-Brempong and Jeffrey Scott Racine 
McMaster University
Keywords: aid, economic growth, investment, developing countries, robustness test, non-parametric regression, …
JEL-code: F35 F43 O O1 O53 O54 O55
Created/Revised: 2014-03Downloads

Poverty and natural disasters: A meta-analysis
Azreen Karim and Ilan Noy 
Victoria University of Wellington, School of Econo…
Keywords: Disaster, Natural, Poverty, Natural disasters,
Created/Revised: 2014Downloads

Payments Infrastructure and the Performance of Public Programs: Evidence from Biometric Smartcards in India
Karthik Muralidharan, Paul Niehaus and Sandip Sukhtankar 
National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc
JEL-code: D73 H53 I38 O30 O31
Created/Revised: 2014-03Downloads

Dynamic effects of microcredit in Bangladesh
Shahidur R. Khandker and Hussain A. Samad 
The World Bank
Keywords: Banks&Banking Reform,Labor Policies,Economic Theory&Research,Debt Markets,Science Education
Created/Revised: 2014-03-01Downloads

Growing through cities in developing countries
Gilles Duranton 
The World Bank
Keywords: City Development Strategies,Transport Economics Policy&Planning,Labor Policies,National Urban Develo…
Created/Revised: 2014-03-01Downloads

Income Distributions, Inequality, and Poverty in Asia, 1992–2010
Duangkamon Chotikapanich, William E. Griffiths, D.S. Prasada Rao and Wasana Karunarathne 
Asian Development Bank Institute
Keywords: growth; inequality; poverty; income distribution
JEL-code: C13 C16 D31
Created/Revised: 2014-03-18Downloads

10 The Evolution of the (Likely to be) Future Poor:Primary School Non-Completion in Indonesia, 1991–2012
Andy Sumner 
Department of Economics, Padjadjaran University
Keywords: Indonesia; deprivation; education; inequality; economic development
JEL-code: I32 D63
Created/Revised: 2014-03Downloads

11 Remittances and vulnerability in developing countries
Giulia Bettin, Andrea Filippo Presbitero and Nikola Spatafora 
The World Bank
Keywords: Population Policies,Debt Markets,Remittances,Access to Finance,Economic Conditions and Volatility
Created/Revised: 2014-03-01Downloads

12 Impact Evaluation of Health Insurance for Children: Evidence from a Developing Country
Cuong Viet Nguyen 
Department of Research, Ipag Business School
Keywords: Child health insurance, impact evaluation, health care utilization, out-of-pocket spending, Vietnam.
JEL-code: I10 G22 H43
Created/Revised: 2014-02-25Downloads

#Development – Working papers (#RePEc, 31/03/2014)


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Women’s Empowerment in Action: Evidence from a Randomized Control Trial in Africa
Oriana Bandiera, Niklas Buehren, Robin Burgess, Markus Goldstein, Selim Gulesci, Imran Rasul and Munshi Sulaiman 
Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Econo…
JEL-code: I25 J13 J24 O12
Created/Revised: 2014-03Downloads

Migration, remittances and poverty in Ecuador
MARCHETTA Francesca and Simone Bertoli 
Keywords: remittances; household-level data; poverty; propensity score matching
JEL-code: I32 O15 F22
Created/Revised: 2014Downloads

Corruption’s and Democracy’s effects on Economic Growth
Amira Zaouali 
University Library of Munich, Germany
Keywords: Corruption, Democracy, Economic Growth, dynamic panel.
JEL-code: C23 E02 O43 O47
Created/Revised: 2014-03-18Downloads

The nexus between gender, collective action for public goods, and agriculture: evidence from Malawi
Nancy McCarthy and Talip Kilic 
The World Bank
Keywords: Economic Theory&Research,Housing&Human Habitats,Civil Society,Debt Markets,Community Development and…
Created/Revised: 2014-03-01Downloads

Poverty-Food Security Nexus: Evidences from a Survey of Urban Slum Dwellers in Kolkata
Chandana Maitra and D.S. Prasada Rao 
University of Queensland, School of Economics
Created/Revised: 2014-03-07Downloads

Extortion with Protection: Understanding the effect of rebel taxation on civilian welfare in Burundi
Rachel Sabates-Wheeler and Philip Verwimp 
ULB — Universite Libre de Bruxelles
Keywords: extortion; taxation; forced labour; welfare; rebellion; Africa
Created/Revised: 2014-01-30Downloads

Re-re-reply to »the impact of microcredit on the poor in Bangladesh: revisiting the evidence »
Mark M. Pitt 
The World Bank
Keywords: Economic Theory&Research,Statistical&Mathematical Sciences,Financial Intermediation,Econometrics,Sci…
Created/Revised: 2014-03-01Downloads